The Patrick Pearse Motel
ETHAL presents "The Patrick Pearse Motel", a farce by Hugh Leonard concerning married couples living in a fashionable Dublin suburb who are determined to enjoy the uninhibited life-style of the seventies.
When her husband Dermond plans to be away in Cork with his partner Fintan, Grainne decided to seize the opportunity of spending the night with an ex flame, now a TV personality. She also involves the partner's wife, Niamh, in the plot. Things begin to go wrong when Niamh's furiously jealous husband returns unexpectedly and finds her performing what seems to him to be an exceedingly compromising task. Matters are further complicated by the new manageress of the new motel turning out to be the spurned love of the TV personality. All parties concerned end up in the as yet unopened motel guarded by a somewhat senile night watchman where events move or race along in the best traditions of French farce.
Directed by Achilleas Grammatikopoulos
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